8:00 am - 12:15 pm


Wannalancit Building, UMass Lowell
600 Suffolk Street, Lowell, MA, 01854

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A team of state/federal agencies and UMass programs is hosting this workshop to help food and beverage manufacturers green their operations.

Learn about opportunities to:

  • Increase energy efficiency
  • Reduce costs
  • Use Safer cleaning materials
  • Improve operations

Share experiences in making operations more sustainable. Learn about potential resources to support food and beverage businesses.

Draft agenda:
8:00 Refreshments and networking
8:30 Welcome and introductions
8:45 Discussion: what energy, environmental and/or safety improvements has your business made or considered?
9:00 Self-assessment tool
9:30 Discussions on case studies, opportunities and resources – energy, waste, toxic use
11:00 Next steps and evaluations

Optional tour of sustainability initiatives at Merrimack Ales
11:15 Travel to Merrimack Ales (92 Bolt Street, Lowell)
11:30 Tour and discussion with Adam Pearson, Merrimack Ales

This workshop is made possible by a grant to the Lowell Center for Sustainable Production at UMass Lowell by EPA Region 1 New England. Special thanks to Stop & Shop and Ahold USA for hosting the workshop.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/green-your-bottom-line-in-food-beverage-businesses-registration-37816314615